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We’ve compiled some useful links from Te Ara, NZ History Online and the National Library so you may delve deeper into the story of Waitangi and our nation’s history

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Video

What Really Happened?

Bring history to life and watch this visual interpretation of the events leading up to, and including, the initial signing on the 6th February 1840

Watch the TVNZ Programme Waitangi – What Really Happened? on YouTube:
Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4,Part 5, Part 6, Part 7

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Important

Documents

Learn more about the Treaty of Waitangi, Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the important documents leading up to the signing.

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Significant

People

Do you know Hongi Hika from Hōne Heke?

A selection of the key Māori & European figures associated with the making of the Treaty of Waitangi, Te Tiriti o Waitangi

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First

Encounters

Discover Explorers, first meetings and more about immigration to New Zealand

 

 

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Heroic

Warriors & Soldiers

Learn more about the Māori involvement in conflict both in New Zealand & overseas